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Author Dalewski, Zbigniew

Title Ritual and politics : writing the history of a dynastic conflict in medieval Poland / by Zbigniew Dalewski
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008


Description 1 online resource (217 pages)
Series East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450 ; v. 3
East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450 ; v. 3
Contents Advent -- Submission and reconciliation -- Penance -- Oath
Summary Referring, by way of example, to the chronicler's story about a dynastic conflict in medieval Poland, this book offers an insight into the modes of using ritual as an effective tool of political action in the Middle Ages-both in the practice of political entreprising, and on the level of narrative information about that practice-and then reflects about the nature of the relationship between the reality of the written account and the reality of the practical activities described in it. It demonstrates the ways in which the reality of the narrative account and the reality of practics-ritual-in-t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-211) and index
Notes English
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Subject Boleslaw Polen, K├Ânig, III.
Political customs and rites -- Poland -- History
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Political customs and rites.
Politics and government
Poland -- Politics and government -- To 1572.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008005745
ISBN 9789047433378